Liverpool supporters are eagerly anticipating their side’s trip to Stoke City this evening, as the Reds seek to get back to winning ways in the Premier League after only mustering a 1-1 draw with champions Chelsea at Anfield last time out.
Jurgen Klopp’s men had won their preceding three league clashes prior to the Blues’ visit to Merseyside on Saturday, and they looked on course for a fourth when former Chelsea man Mohamed Salah gave them the lead midway through the second half. However, the Reds were unable to see out what would have been a seventh league victory of the campaign as Willian’s floated effort sailed over the head of goalkeeper Simon Mignolet five minutes from time to secure a point for Antonio Conte’s side, and thus instigate Liverpool’s fall outside of the Premier League’s top four.
Consequently, there have been mixed emotions among our resident Liverpudlians in the Tavern this week, with many frustrated by their side’s inability to see out the game on Saturday, while some were more than satisfied with their team’s display against the champions.
In the meantime though, there has been plenty for those Reds fans lining up at the bar to get their teeth into, not least recent reports linking them with a move for Lazio’s Sergej Milinkovic-Savic.
The 22-year-old has been making huge strides at the Serie A outfit in recent years, and this season has seen him take it up another notch with four goals and two assists for the Italian giants, helping them to fifth place in the division.
Yet the Reds are reportedly leading the race for the talented midfielder, and were the Serbia international to make the move to Anfield in January, here are TWO other stars who could follow him to the North West…